Recently, the Judiciary has come under scathing public criticisms sequel to the allegations and counter-allegations over corruption crimes perpetrated by some Judges. The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL had in its initial response to the hue and cry over the arrest of the suspected corrupt judges said that there was need for circumspection in approaching the arrest of the suspected corrupt Judges in order be able to do an objective analysis of the whole situation beyond distractions, while insisting that judges were not above the law.
ON THE COUNTER-ALLEGATIONS BY JUSTICES JOHN OKORO AND NGWUTA
The counter-allegations of suspected corruption crimes being shoved down the minds of the people following the recent ‘can of worms’ opened by the arrest of some judges based on suspected corrupt practices are fundamentally designed to distract attention from the real issues. Without mincing words, it validates the position that indeed, sharp practices of humongous dimensions have been and apparently continues to be perpetrated in the Nigerian ‘Temple of Justice’.
THOSE WHO MISMANAGED THE FUNDS MEANT FOR THE IDPs HAVE COMMITTED CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY – CACOL
FAYOSE, OBANIKORO AND OTHERS MUST BE BROUGHT TO BOOK –CACOL
The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders CACOL, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to be diligent and get focused on discharging their duties concerning the alleged corruption cases against the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musili Obanikoro, the Ekiti State Governor, Gov. Ayodele Fayose, the former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi FaniKayode, a General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi and Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Atewa (rtd).
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CECURR CAUTION GOVERNMENT AGAINST USE OF FORCE IN HANDLING RELIGIOUS PROVOKED VIOLENT CLASHES
IT IS IMMORAL AND ILLOGICAL FOR SUSPECTED JUDGES TO SIT OVER CASES – CACOL
The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL described the resumption to duty by two among the recently arrested suspected corrupt judges of the Federal High Court in Abuja as shameless and highly immoral. The judges after their release by Department of State Services, DSS, were reported to have resumed sitting on Monday.
‘CACOL CONGRATULATE PARENTS, FG; SAYS ‘NOT YET UHURU’ AS 21 CHIBOK GIRLS ARE RELEASED’
On Thursday, the Nigerian government announced that it had safely secured the release of 21 out of the over 200 girls abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group at Chibok, Bornu state in April 2014. This news is a positive development to the biggest kidnap case in the history of the country in the view of the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, and majority of Nigerians.
PLAN TO ARREST MORE SUSPECTED CORRUPT JUDGES IS LEGITIMATE; THE ANTI-CORRUPTION DRIVE MUST CONTINUE! – CACOL
In the past week, the arrest of suspected Judges by the Department of State Security, DSS has attracted views and counterviews of varying interests in the country. The heat on the suspected corrupt Judges is apparently being kept on as reports reaching the media suggest that the DSS will continue the crackdown on suspected corrupt Judges in the country.